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Pentagon releases cyberspace strategy, admits 24K files were stolen by...

The Pentagon on Thursday released its formal cyberspace strategy to ward off cyber attacks. The 19-page document is not nearly as focused on offensive retaliation as previously thought but instead it...

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10 things you need to know about Anonymous’ Stratfor hack

On Dec. 24th, hacker collective Anonymous stole credit card info and other sensitive data from U.S. security firm Stratfor, but keeping track of who and what are affected by the scandal can be...

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New Chinese malware attacks Department of Defense

A new strain of malware called Sykipot is infecting US government access cards, and AlienVault has traced the virus back to China. Access cards are often used in governmental departments for both...

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DOD spending $500B on 6 preparations for cyber war

Cyber war is more than a threat, it is something the Department of Defense is spending money on as we speak. Deputy Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter outlined six ways the DOD is taking action today,...

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Allied Minds and the DOD: 50,000 scientists at 100 labs creating technologies...

The U.S Department of Defense spends $100 billion a year funding 50,000 scientists in 100 research labs to create innovative new technologies. Now some of those new technologies will be coming to...

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How tech companies and the U.S. military are blocking gay websites

Today, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is taking aim at the U.S. Department of Defense and a handful of tech companies that block access to websites with LGBT content. We’re...

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Anonymous leaks a bunch of Defense Department documents, but they’re mostly a...

Dec. 4 - 5, 2013 Redwood City, CA Tickets on Sale Now Not to be outdone by the press, Anonymous is joining in on this week’s leaks with a Department of Defense-related leak of its own. The hacktivist...

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Lightsquared’s Hail Mary pass for survival: swapping airwaves with the Dept....

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Cyber-security accelerator Mach37 announces applications for inaugural class

HERNDON, VA – Cyber-security accelerator Mach37 began accepting the first round of applications for its inaugural 90-day intensive program yesterday. Established by the Center for Innovative...

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Obama Administration teams with Apple, HP, Boeing on new wearable tech hub in...

The Obama Administration will make an announcement later today that it will establish a new flexible hybrid electronics manufacturing innovation hub in Silicon Valley. More than $171 million will be...

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U.S. Secretary of Defense: Kill ISIL with tech

The U.S. Department of Defense is rapidly ramping up its cyber efforts to combat the operations of terrorist organization ISIL, or ISIS. Speaking at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Secretary...

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U.S. military invites vetted experts to ‘Hack the Pentagon’

(By Andrea Shalal, Reuters) — The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would invite vetted outside hackers to test the cybersecurity of some public U.S. Defense Department websites as part of a pilot project...

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U.S. Secretary of Defense on Apple encryption: ‘I’m not a believer in backdoors’

The United States Secretary of Defense today came out against the creation of a so-called backdoor to break the data encryption of the iPhone at the heart of the Apple-FBI court case. Speaking at the...

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The Department of Defense launches a tech accelerator to solve ‘national...

The U.S. Department of Defense and New York University are co-hosting a disaster relief-focused hackathon in Brooklyn this weekend to draw attention to the agency’s new technology accelerator, MD5....

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The Department of Defense’s deep web search engine to find human traffickers...

Security and intelligence company IST Research has acquired Rescue Forensics to double down on its efforts to find human traffickers and victims of modern day slavery. IST Research and Rescue...

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Cyber-security accelerator Mach37 announces applications for inaugural class

HERNDON, VA – Cyber-security accelerator Mach37 began accepting the first round of applications for its inaugural 90-day intensive program yesterday. Established by the Center for Innovative...

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AI Weekly: For the sake of us all, AI practitioners need a Hippocratic oath

Last week at SXSW, renowned futurist Amy Webb rolled out her 2018 Tech Trends Report, which focused heavily on artificial intelligence. China plans to become the world leader in AI by 2030, but Webb’s...

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AI Weekly: Google should listen to its employees and stay out of the business...

This week, we learned that thousands of Google employees are upset about the company’s involvement in Project Maven, a U.S. Department of Defense initiative that has tapped Google to help drones with...

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SRI International joins DARPA program to teach AI ‘memory’ recall

SRI International, creator of Apple’s Siri, has joined the Lifelong-Learning Machines research program from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the innovation arm of the U.S....

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AI Weekly: The end of Project Maven at Google shows the power of tech workers...

We’re roughly halfway through 2018, and one of the most important AI stories of the year so far is Project Maven and its fallout at Google. The program to apply AI to analyze drone video footage began...

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